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Sunday, September 19, 2010

National Dog Week Day 1 & Contest

Happy National Dog Week everybody! I was shocked to find out that National Dog Week has been around for three quarters of a century. We can all thank William Lewis Judy for it. Mr Judy was a serious dog fancier. He helped create the Dog Writers' Association of America as well as National Dog Week in 1928. Thank you very much.

Some would argue that "any day is national dog week". I agree, BUT for those of us fortunate to have loving forever homes, this week means extra everything. Extra hugs, walks, hikes, and of course edibles.

I wanted to do something special to mark this year's National Dog Week and thanks to Yoghund, I am doing a free giveaway contest. Yoghund has mailed me 5 free box coupons to give away.


I posted about the upcoming contest yesterday hoping to get some good suggestions, but since so far my main input was that one of our furiends cannot participate in any contest involving physical activities and exertion, I decided to do a rather sedentary contest. 

National Dog Week Pet Photo Contest
by Twinkie:

SHOW US YOUR TONGUE

I live with a quirky mom who is into dog bums and dog tongues. Since the first one may be offensive to the sane dog owners, we decided to go with her second fixation, the dog tongue.

Send or post your TONGUE photo anytime between now and the end of National Dog Week. My email is twinkietinydog (@) aol.com and I am looking forward to your submissions. If you choose to post, please email me the link. I don't want to miss anybody. For those of you that lack imagination, think peanut butter, yogurt on a stick, something yummy. Go on, tell your parents and make sure you tell them what "ingredient" to use to get your tongues to look better. Furiends, you should have known my contest would be a fun one for the participants.

I shall leave you with some sample submissions, courtesy of my brindle chiweenie and spotted dalmatian sissies:

Synchronized ear and TONGUE action

I mock you TONGUE

Silly TONGUE

Desert TONGUE

Bite your TONGUE

Double your TONGUE

OMT
(oh my TONGUE)
What's THIS doing in my pet photo contest?

Which reminds me... all animal species welcome BUT frogs and lizards. That would be cheating!

May the best TONGUE win!

Twinkie


*** An update and a much needed clarification: One tongue per beast please.


51 comments:

Minna Krebs said...

BOL!! Who could ever compete against such a cute chiweenie with combined tongue-ear action!!! BOL!!!!

MinnaK

Sam and Pippen said...

Twink!

Sam just posted about four pictures of his tongue yesterday! Does that count or is he ahead of the curve?

Sam and Pippen

JackDaddy said...

Oh my. Some of the puppies who blog have tongues longer than my whole body! :)

El'bow and Hauwii said...

we have great photos :D
we gonna send it!!!

Kissslobbers
El'bow & Hauwii

El'bow and Hauwii said...

we have great photos :D
we gonna send it!!!

Kissslobbers
El'bow & Hauwii

K-9 Katastrophe said...

Hi Twinkie! We will do a post about tongues! We will email you the link!

Licsk,
Ruthie

houndstooth said...

Oh, I think this contest was made for us!

Do we get one entry per picture or what? I know Morgan and I are both feeling lucky in this contest!

Bunny

the booker man said...

happy national doggie week!
i love the tongue pictures...even the kitty tongue, i have to admit...

*woof*
the booker man

the booker man said...

pee s -- miss twinkie, PUH-LEASE don't worry about not visiting my bloggie enough. it's really okie dokie! you are a super busy star, and i am totally full of the honorments that you visit me bloggie at all! :)))

Piappies World said...

Hi Twinkie!

You always come up with the very interesting contests! We think Mom Princess and Dad Fudgie would have some photos to share.

We agree with Minna Krebs, the chiweenie tongue-ear combo is a winner! BOL!

Love,
Piappies Fudgie, Princess, Frappie, Mocha, Sugar, Wai-Pai & Wai-Max

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

Looks like you might have the best entries right there. This could be a very funny contest.

And yes, Twink, Mom went to the store locator and three of the ones listed in our area no longer carry it. Maybe we can convince her to try one of the ones that is farther away or maybe get one of the closer ones to restock it.

Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

Tank said...

Thanks Twinkie - I think I can handle this one!!

Oskar said...

Ooh, sending you an e-mail now.

Thanks for letting us know. Your pictures are awfully ADORABLE! (Even the kitty one)

Nubbin wiggles,
Oskar

Maggie and Mitch said...

What a fun contest! Anything involving food - we're in!

Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch

Maggie and Mitch said...

We just posted, Twink!

http://northfordmaggie.blogspot.com/2010/09/tongues-for-national-dog-week.html

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Mr. Pip said...

Oh, I think I have this one in the bag! We have many cute photos of my tongue!!

Your pal, Pip

Lorenza said...

Pawesome idea for the contest, Twinkie!
I am not very good showing my tongue but I will try to find something!
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

Clive said...

Great contest Twink!

We're start looking through our photos now!

take care
Clive and Murray

Benny and Lily said...

Okay Twink we sent you the pictures
Benny & Lily

Life with 5 dogs said...

What a fun contest we will be sure to send in our tongue pictures!
Your Friends
Geisha,Grover,Lily,Bailey,Wrinkles

Pup Fan said...

Hahaha... these are some great photos!

♥MONA + MOMMY TOO♥ said...

Boy o Boy Twinkie, you sure got some funny doggie tongue action pictures there. Mommy jsut sent one to you of my tongue when I stuck it out at her for giving Pinkie Poo a bath. It was an accident, I promise it was.

{{{huggies}}}....Mona

PS...Maybe she will forget to post it on my blog again. I don't wanteverybody to see my shame and bad manners.

Sugar the Golden Retriever said...

Woof! Woof! I plan to join in ... will make the post for Monday at 12:00am. Will email you the link. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

Tanuki Maxx said...

LOL!
Cute cute!!

Cheers,
Maxx

Baby Rocket Dog and Hootie said...

Okay, we're gonna try this. (We posted a pic on our latest post that reminded us of you...come see!) Will email our tongue shot to you Twinkster!
Smooches,
BabyRD & Hootie

Mango said...

TWINKIE! I did my post and it is here
http://mangosgreatadventures.blogspot.com/2010/09/twinkies-contest-entry-show-us-your.html

I hope I WIN!

Slobbers,
Mango

Nichole said...

What a fun contest and Happy NDW! :) We just posted our entries...

http://www.lapdogcreations.com/2010/09/show-your-tongue.html

Corbin said...

This is going to be a fun contest!!!!!!!!!
-Corbin

Tucker said...

I am so in!

woof- Tucker

Rudy said...

Maggie and Mitch send me over here. I'm pretty new to doggie blogland and am having a great time! Nice to meet ya Twinkie. I'll be sending your mom my picture.

Rudy

Olive said...

Love it love it!! Come see my tongue!

Licks to you Twinkie ..

Olive

brooke said...

fun contest twink!
which picture showcasing darwin's tongue should we use?! hmmm

brooke said...

Check our blog on Tuesday for Darwin's entry!

Tessa the Maltese said...

All I can say is...

Mango Man!

Mango Man!

Mango Man!

No pup compares!

woo woos, Tessa

Tom, Tama-Chan, Sei-Chan, Yuu-Chan and Bibi-Chan said...

Hi! I just emailed you my photo!

Woofs,
Tommy

Hailey said...

Hi Twinkie!! This is such a pawsome contest!!! Thanks for being so creative!!!! I sent you two pictures and I told mom I read something about only one pic per beast.... bol!!! But she said she had already emailed you to tell you she posted. So we will let you decide which one to use. If you need my in put... I just don't know which one!!!!

Hugs & smoochies!! XOXO

Hailey

peeees I love the examplesyou gave. They were pretty funny!

Nadine, Chewy and Lilibell said...

Twink, our Mom has a strange fascination with dog bums too, BOL! But this sounds like a fun contest. We know our secretary has been very, very lazy about posting, but we're definitely going to have to crack the whip on her bum and get her to post a picture for this contest!

Waggles & Chi kisses, Chewy & Lilibell

A MilShelb Mom said...

What a great idea! We're new followers and we love your tongue pictures!
~Milly and Shelby

kalyxcorn said...

hee hee, i was this at Milly & Shelby's. don't know if this counts cuz it was a while back but here are a few to enjoy!

http://kalyxcornucopia.blogspot.com/2010/02/say-ahhhh.html

http://kalyxcornucopia.blogspot.com/2010/07/mister-freezy-bones.html

http://kalyxcornucopia.blogspot.com/2009/11/lixipliant.html

kalyxcorn said...

oopsie - I meant to say I "saw" this! :) baxter

ocmist said...

Here is the link to our Entries from Corgi Country. Grammy says she will probably also email your Mom.

http://countrycorgis.blogspot.com/2010/09/twinkies-tongue-contest-by-bg.html

road-dog-tales said...

Cute tongue pics! Not sure we could compete with these cute tongues, especially the chiweenie!
The Road Dogs

brooke said...

Heres Darwin's entry for the contest!
http://evolutionofdarwin.blogspot.com/2010/09/21sept2010-twinkies-tongue-contest.html

Ms. ~K said...

Wrooo wrooo Twink,
That's one thing I'm good at, sticking out my tongue!
Licks and sniffs,
Buddy

Those Elgin Pugs said...

Hello's Twinkie!!! 'da Elgins just stucks out 'dere tongues!!!

Snorts!!!

Hugs!!
Josie, IzZY and Anakin Man

The House Of Genista said...

Hi Twinkie!
I'm a new follower and have just emailed a photo of me and my tongue! Looks like fun!I have just started my own blog, pop over for a visit. I'm having a new blog giveaway!
Licks
Casper
The Life Of A Chocolate Labrador
www.casperbear.blogspot.com

Nadine, Chewy and Lilibell said...

Twink, we entered your contest and did a post on it! http://chisandthecity.blogspot.com/2010/09/have-you-missed-us.html

Waggles & Chi kisses, Chewy & Lilibell

silvieon4 said...

http://www.silvieon4.com/2010/09/national-dog-week-and-twinkie.html

Twinkie, I see you had your genius cap on again... Check my tongue out!

Silvieon4

Suzanne said...

Twinkie,

Thanks for holding the contest. I just sent a photo to your email. I don't think it can compare with your photos, but thought I would give it a try. Those greyhound tongues are pretty long!

Suzanne

Doris Sturm said...

How long is the contest going? Is it too late to submit a photo? Those photos are adorable!

Yoda_the_Dog said...

Here is my Tongue post! We enjoyed searching for the picture! http://yodaheltman.blogspot.com/2010/09/national-dog-week-contest.html

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